FINA has signed an agreement with airweave, the top-selling brand of premium bedding toppers and pillows in Japan, which includes the title sponsorship of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup for 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Representatives from the UAE, Argentina, Qatar, Japan, Turkey and China met with FINA officials today in Lausanne to discuss information regarding hosting the 2021 and 2023 World Championships and Masters World Championships.
FINA is proud to announce it has entered into a multi-year agreement with ANA, Japan’s leading airline, beginning in 2015 and running through 2018. This announcement solidifies ANA’s ongoing commitment to sports sponsorship leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yet another wrinkle in the ongoing anti-doping saga involving Olympian Kylie Palmer: WADA now blames FINA for the two-year delay between test and punishment, saying the swimming federation ignored info requests.
FINA has suspended the new committee of the Sri Lankan Aquatic Sports Union after local elections were conducted in violation of a FINA directive.
Australian record-holder and 2008 Olympic gold medalist Kylie Palmer has withdrawn from the Australian World Championships team after being notified of a nearly-two-year-old failed doping test
On November 27, 2014, he tested positive to the prohibited substance Ephedrine (Class S.6 Specified Stimulant).
The USA won its ninth title of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League, which 2015 Super Final concluded successfully on Sunday June 14 in the Oriental Sport Centre of Shanghai, China.
Shanghai, China, will be the host of the upcoming FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final to take place from June 9-14, 2015, in the famous Natatorium – Oriental Sports Centre, host of the 2011 FINA World Championships.
RUSADA, Russia’s anti-doping agency, hosted a series of educational seminars for national teams in various aquatic sports in preparation for this summer’s FINA World Aquatics Championships.
2017 World Championships could cost Hungary $177 million, would be Hungary’s largest-ever sports event
Taking over the 2017 FINA World Championships at the last minute could cost Hungary up to 49 billion forints, or about $177 million, Hungary Today reports.
Ticket prices range from $2.72-$5.45 for prelims and $10.89-$14.52 for finals.
Canada’s Lac Magog will drop off of FINA’s Open Water World Cup series for 2015 after event organizers withdrew their 10K and 34K events.
Merida (MEX), the last of six meets, successfully concluded the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 on Sunday with once again a top-notch three-day competition, held from May 29-31 and featuring the best divers in action.
The team of Iran won the fifth edition of the FINA World Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy, held in Tehran (IRI) from May 24-29, 2015 after defeating the squad of Uruguay by 13-5 in the final game of the competition.